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Indian companies offer 9.8% pay hikes to top executives: Survey


New Delhi: Marking the highest annual pay hikes worldwide, Indian companies doled out as much as 9.8 per cent increase in salaries this year even though average executive compensation remained lower

New onion crop arrival brings down prices to Rs 60-70 a kilo


New Delhi: With the arrival of new crop in the wholesale market, Onion prices on Monday fell by Rs 10 per kg to Rs 60-70 per kg in retail markets in the national capital.
In the coming weeks prices a

Now, eye-tracking technology for hands-free tablet usage


Washington: A Swedish high-technology company, Tobii has reportedly developed an eye-tracking technology, especially meant for tablets, which can allow users to have a hands-free experience while usi

Sebi may put chek on CEO pay


New Delhi: In a major overhaul of corporate governance norms, Sebi will soon put in place stringent checks against unjustifiable CEO salaries at listed companies and ask them to adopt a whistle-blowe

'Extra Terrestrial Vehicle' up for sale on eBay for 60k pounds


London: A US man has put his 2012 one-of-a-kind car, a custom-built Extra Terrestrial Vehicle, on sale on eBay for 60,000 pounds.
Michael Vetter, a Florida native, flaunted in the description that th

India has huge human capital potential: TCS Chief Chandrasekaran

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Bhubaneswar: It would be wise to be bullish on the Indian economy as the country has huge potential in its human capital, Chief Executive Officer of Tata Consultancy Services N. Chandrasekaran has sa

Karvy looks to capture 45 pc market share in 3 years

Financial services enterprise, Karvy, which has launched its Insurance Repository System (IRS) with approval from IRDA, is eyeing about 45 per cent of the total market share in the next 3years, a senior company executive said.

Another 0.50 % repo hikes in the offing: Analysts

Having been surprised by the repo rate increase on inflation concern, analysts expect new Reserve Bank governor Raghuram Rajan to hike the key rate by another 0.50 percentage points this fiscal.

Apple launches iTunes radio app to rival Pandora

Washington: Apple recently launched its iTunes radio app providing users with an alternative to Pandora.
The radio app allows users to create customized music stations for streaming by choosing a son

Don’t fall into a Credit trap

The credit card is one of the most important financial inventions in modern times. However, this much-sought-after boon can be a real bane to your finances if not used with care. Here are a few insta

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